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It’s date time…as in, circle it, add it to your phone, whatever it takes to remember to plan your warm weather visit to BruceGreySimcoe!  Spring festivals, Canada Day celebrations, music festivals, live theatre, farmers’ markets, family activities and entertainment, community suppers, food and beverage festivals and more.   There’s summer fun for all ages!  Only a short drive away from most urban centres in Ontario, it’s well worth the drive for a day trip or couple of nights’ stay

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Saturday, 10/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Streets Alive!

Orillia’s very own living art program, Streets Alive!, kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is...
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Saturday, 5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

May Long Weekend

Kick off summer in style with a circus tent, live music, kids’ entertainment and hiking all weekend. Challenge yourself to Rusty’s...
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Saturday, 5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Vague De Cirque

After years of lugging acrobatics around the world, Alain Boudreau and Noémie Gervais have brought their adventures home to Canada. Under the...
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Friday, 6/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Huron Fringe Birding Festival

One of Canada's Premier Birding and Nature Festivals. The schedule of events is available on our website on January 15, 2018. Registration...
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Friday, 8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

OK Friday Market

Ok Friday is a dynamic, community driven, art and farmer's market held seasonally at Burl's Creek Event Grounds. With a carefully restored...
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Saturday, 5/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

May Sidewalk Sale

Shop downtown all week long to find great deals on your favourite items. Massive instore blow-out sales will be announced in early May so don't...
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Saturday, 5/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Creemore Vintage Festival

The Creemore Vintage Festival in 2018 is bigger than ever! Come out and enjoy a fun day of vintage shopping, music, food and attractions for those...
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Friday, 6/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Family Fishing Derby

We are hosting a Family Fishing Derby! Friday June 1 to Sunday June 3, 2018 Package includes 2 nights accommodation, meals, activities, fishing...
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Saturday, 6/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Transforming Teeswater - Celebrating our WINS!

Ribbon cuttings, live entertainment, tech pet zoo, plant sale, kids crafts and face painting, food venues, door prizes etc
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Saturday, 6/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Springtime in the Gardens

Guests can stroll the Botanical Gardens and enjoy local artisans,crafters and specialty food and drink products. Local vendors will be setup all...
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Thursday, 6/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Apple Pie Trail Ciderfest

Ten days of cider pairings, special events, tours and menu features from Duntroon to Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Beaver Valley, Thornbury, and...
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Thursday, 6/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

The KOOL FM Barrie Jazz And Blues Festival XXIII

A diverse music festival presenting great Canadian jazz and blues artists and contemporary music performances in libraries, nightclubs, public...
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Saturday, 6/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Birding The Islands by Boat with Doug Pedwell

Come to the Huron Fringe for "Birding the Islands by Boat with Doug Pedwell". Doug is a member of the Bruce Birding Club and Past...
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Saturday, 6/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

British Car Show

See what's under the bonnets as the local British Car Club rolls into the Village for an afternoon of automobile history and appreciation!
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Sunday, 6/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

A Taste of the Town

Collingwood's culinary extravaganza, organized by The Rotary Club of Collingwood, SGB. Tickets are $160.00. Your ticket provides you with full...
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Saturday, 6/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sheldon Creek Dairy's 7th Annual Day on the Farm

Join us for our 7th Annual Day on the Farm!  Come meet the cows face to face at Sheldon Creek Dairy.  Tour the barn, grab some...
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Saturday, 6/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Waterfront Festival

Don't miss a fantastic Father's Day event in Beach Area One with the Wacky Boat Regatta, Sand Castle Building, Ploverpalooza, Kite Fest...
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Saturday, 10/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mariposa Folk Festival

Orillia’s very own living art program, Streets Alive!, kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is...
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Friday, 6/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Birding The Islands by Boat with Doug Pedwell

Come to the Huron Fringe for "Birding the Islands by Boat with Doug Pedwell". Doug is a member of the Bruce Birding Club and Past...
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Friday, 6/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Salsa at Blue

Muy Caliente! A free family street party transforms the entire Village into a showcase of Latin life with pulsating music, passionate dancing, and...
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Saturday, 6/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cottage Country Comic-Con

The Cottage Country Comic-Con is back with a BANG! It’s a collectors mecca convention located in the beautiful City of Orillia, Canada.  ...
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Friday, 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Main Street Market Entertainment

Check out the Main Street Market in Beach Area 1 for excellant entertainment from June 29th to September 2nd. Live bands scheduled every Friday and...
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Saturday, 6/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Georgian Triangle Music Festival

Georgian Triangle Music Festival Multi-Genre, Multi-Venue, Music Festival Wasaga Beach, On June 30th, 2018  
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Saturday, 7/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Canada Day Weekend

A Canadian celebration with Canadian flag cake, a tribute to Canadian music, family activities, and fireworks!
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Sunday, 7/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Canada Day

Celebrate Canada's 151st Birthday with us! Don't miss the spectacular Fireworks show at dusk! Volunteers needed! For the complete schedule...
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Tuesday, 8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Jazz & More in the Park

Jazz up your nights with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Woods Gazebo beside the RecPlex...
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Wednesday, 7/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Peak to Shore Music Festival

Five days, 20 venues, 30+ free concerts! Featuring some of Canada's finest talent on stages throughout Meaford, Thornbury, Collingwood, and the...
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Saturday, 7/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Red Carpet Gala Awards

Come join us for a fabulous evening celebrating great films! Your ticket will include delicious hors d'oeuvres and amazing performances...
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Saturday, 7/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Blues at Blue

A weekend of rhythm and blues featuring the soulful sounds of Juno nominated BLACKBURN BROTHERS with 2 days of special guests and blues tribute by...
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Wednesday, 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Opera under the Stars

Celebrated local operatic tenor, CRAIG ASHTON, brings together his friends from The Canadian Opera Company for an evening of the world’s most...
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Friday, 7/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film

Live performaces, short films, art installations. "Serpent People" performance by Aanmitaagzi at Saugeen First Nation ("Best of Nuit...
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Saturday, 7/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Country Crossroads

Dig out your cowboy boots and get ready for a toe stompin' weekend in the Village, with some of Canada's hottest country bands!
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Saturday, 7/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Downtown Orillia's Summer Block Party

A downtown summer street festival like no other! Showcasing a fusion of art, fun interactive activities, music, food, kid zones, sizzling sales...
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Saturday, 7/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Collingwood Elvis Festival at Blue

All hail the King! In cooperation with the Collingwood Elvis Festival, the Village plays host to some of the hottest Elvis entertainment!*Photo...
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Friday, 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Kempenfest

One of Ontario's largest outdoor arts and music festivals. 400+ exhibitors, 35+ Antique Dealers, Tim Hortons Family Centre, Midway, 12+ food...
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Saturday, 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mosaic World Music

A weekend of music inspired by world cultures, featuring interactive drumming, hiking, scavenger hunts, groove dancing and free family activities!
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Saturday, 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wild Wonders at Blue

Edutainment with an animal flair! Free-flying birds of prey, indigenous animal and reptile shows, street performers, live music, a creepy crawly...
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Saturday, 8/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

19th Annual Downtown Orillia Classic Car Show

A jaw-dropping collection of over 400 classic cars line the Downtown streets! Enjoy live entertainment, great dining, shopping and the largest car...
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Saturday, 8/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Village Vibe

Enjoy a compilation of Village favourites, from interactive children’s activities to the region’s best live music and a mountain of fun...
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Sunday, 8/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Gran Fondo Lake Huron

This exciting Gran Fondo cycling event will offer cyclists a variety of distances from the family friendly 30k to the challenge of the full 160 k...
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Saturday, 8/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Starry Night Art & Gallery Tour

Experience Downtown Orillia’s vibrant arts community and meet local artists in their studios and at host galleries, all under the starry sky!
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Saturday, 8/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Indigenous Life Festival

Commemorating Canada's sesquicentennial and the First Nations People whose land we share, we welcome you to a celebration of Indigenous culture...
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Friday, 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Inflate- A- Fest

Come experience and take part in the largest gathering of amusement inflatables for all ages to climb, bounce and play! Cash only ticketed event...
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Saturday, 9/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Summer Sundown

Bid the season farewell as the hottest summer entertainment returns for encore performances and tons of live music! Also enjoy fireworks, street...
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Sunday, 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Memories of Summer

Please join the Town of Wasaga Beach in celebrating a wonderful summer season. Our annual Memories of Summer fireworks display will take place on...
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Wednesday, 10/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Dinner & a Movie

Come out on Wednesday evenings in September and October from 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m at the RecPlex, 1724 Mosley Street. Visit the website below...
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Saturday, 9/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Canadas only Guitar Trail

A mountain of music will carry you along the one-of-a-kind Guitar Trail. Follow the acoustic vibe and discover dozens of artists throughout the...
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Saturday, 9/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cars & Coffee

Cars & Coffee features a diverse group of vehicles that celebrate the spirit of the automotive enthusiast. Owners of collectible and exotic...
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Sunday, 9/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance

September 16, 2018, Cobble Beach Golf Links and Resort will again present to Canada a prestigious Concours d'Elegance, the international ...
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Friday, 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

CCI 160 Reunion

CCI 160 REUNION “HOOT HUB” –informal drop in at the Collingwood Legion Friday night beginning at 7pm Sept...
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Saturday, 9/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Creemore Oktoberfest

Hike up those lederhosen and roll out the barrel! Sample German-inspired food and drink and enjoy traditional live music and dancers, games, family...
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Sunday, 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

GTHS Walkathon

Bring your furry friends for the sixth annual walk-a-thon in support of the Georgian Triangle humane Society. Featuring a 3km route, demonstrations...
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Friday, 9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival - Scarecrows Go Western

The Meaford Scarecrow and Family Festival is saddling up for fun as Scarecrows Go Western. From mid-September to mid-October scarecrows will be...
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Friday, 9/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wildly Deeply Well

Retreat meets Festival! A weekend of wellness workshops, experiences, and immersive activities that will awaken your spirit, nourish your body, and...
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Saturday, 9/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Creemore Festival of the Arts

The autumn arts weekend in Creemore is a community staple. This is the weekend we try to outdo the splendour of our natural surroundings with arts...
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Sunday, 9/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

CIBC Run for the Cure

Blue Mountain plays host to the scenic 5km family run at the base of the Niagara escarpment in support of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Who...
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Saturday, 10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Apple Harvest Festival

There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at Blue Mountain Village and Thornbury. Free family activities,...
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Thursday, 10/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Orillia Jazz Festival

Now in its 27th year, the Orillia Jazz Festival occurs in various host locations in the downtown and all over Orillia! Come discover a new found...
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Saturday, 10/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Everest Challenge

Get ready to climb Everest, Blue Mountain style. The Everest Challenge is an exciting, new event in support of the Collingwood General & Marine...
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Wednesday, 10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Haunting

Come experience all things that go bump in the night in Downtown Orillia. Haunted tours begin at The Opera House & Orillia...
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Saturday, 11/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Orillia Lightfoot Days

Lightfoot Days is a weekend filled with musician’s stories, songs and memorabilia in honour of Orillia native, Gordon Lightfoot. 
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Friday, 11/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Black Friday

Take advantage of outrageous specials throughout the Downtown!  Stores are open late but we won’t tell if you book the day off work to...
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Friday, 11/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Children's Candlelight Parade

Bring the Christmas spirit to life as we light up the downtown! Join the countdown to light the Opera House tree, enjoy free hot chocolate &...
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Saturday, 11/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bright Lights Santa Claus Parade

Come out to watch the annual Bright Lights Santa Claus Parade from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. from Dunkerron Avenue, along Mosley Street, ending at the...
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Sunday, 11/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Funderland

Come out for inflatables, face painting, balloon creations, games and more family fun! For more information email  or call using the...
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Sunday, 11/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Santa Clause Parade

The largest Christmas parade north of Toronto! Help welcome Santa as over 100 floats and bands lead the way for him through Downtown Orillia. 
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Saturday, 12/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Horse & Wagon Rides

Hop aboard a free horse drawn wagon ride, explore the Downtown as you get into the Christmas spirit! 
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